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Decoherence

  • Jochen Pade
Chapter
Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)

Abstract

As we have seen in the preceding chapters, quantum mechanics is a theory that can predict the outcome of measurements with great accuracy—fine for all practical purposes, fapp. However, fundamental questions of interpretation remain open, and this is particularly the case when we are dealing with the concept of ‘measurement’, as we have repeatedly seen.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für PhysikUniversität OldenburgOldenburgGermany

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